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Chest Exercises - More Strength Exercises for the Chest

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Updated November 10, 2009

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Walking Pushup
Chest Exercises - More Strength Exercises for the Chest
Paige Waehner
Add intensity and variety to traditional pushups by adding some movement. In this walking pushup, you walk the hands from one side to another, using a plate or other object to mark your position. This is a great way to engage the core even more and involve some of your stability muscles. You can also try this by all the way around in a circle.
  1. Begin in a pushup position, on the knees and toes, with a paper plate, band or other marker under the left hand.
  2. Perform a pushup, lowering down until the elbows are at 90-degree angles and, as you press back up, walk the left hand to the left and the right hand onto the paper plate.
  3. Perform another pushup, this time walking the hands to the right so that the left hand is once again on the paper plate.
  4. Continue pushups, alternating walking the hands to either side for a total of 10-12 reps (one rep includes walking to the right and left).

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